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The Best Metal of 2011
25 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters’ staff of metal experts present their top picks from a year that offered a standout work of Christian “progressive death metalcore”, a philosophical treatise on “Transcendent Black Metal”, and one amazing debut.

//Columns

The Best Metal Albums of 2009
10 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

It seems every year I say it, but this year it's truer than ever: this was one hell of a year for metal. If you think the Mastodon record is good (which it is) just wait 'til you hear this list’s top three.

//Reviews

Liturgy: The Ark Work
26 Mar 2015 // 8:06 PM

Religious music, black metal, electronic, and 8-bit all come together in this bizarre yet ultimately captivating philosophical tome from Liturgy.

Liturgy: Aesthethica
12 May 2011 // 4:00 PM

Rooted in extreme metal but completely unclassifiable, the Brooklyn band's second album ranks as one of the most exciting, not to mention polarizing records of the year so far.

//Blogs

Blood and Thunder: Turning Ashes to Gold
26 Mar 2015 // 3:00 AM

This week's best metal release finds some musical innovators from Brooklyn up to their philosophical shenanigans once again.

Liturgy Frontman Deconstructs Shellac's "Prayers to God" (video)
28 Aug 2012 // 11:00 PM

Who knew Shellac was perfect for high school a cappella groups?

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//Blogs

Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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